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    Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

    R62 Between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 5408
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    “game drives” (157 reviews)
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    Reviewed 28 April 2015

    We choose the Dwyka Tented camp for it's unique location and 5-star experience. The game drives met all expectations and an added bonus was the ever changing terrain. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable and service on all levels was 5 star ++ Can't...More

    1  Thank GreatBrak1
    Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

    We stayed for 3 nights at Gondwana and it is the most amazing place. Everybody is so friendly and helpful. Having read the last 20 reviews i felt I had to comment too. The lodge is an hour from civilisation - the food is fantastic...More

    2  Thank matlowe
    Reviewed 24 April 2015

    Is it possible to surpass ones expectations in all ways? Yes, and Sanbona does it in spades. From their commitment to ecology and conservation to their 5 star luxury tents at Dwyka. These are no average accommodations....they are luxurious, private and filled with tons of...More

    2  Thank Faith W
    Reviewed 18 April 2015

    Tilley Manor is a beautiful place to stay. The rooms are very large and well appointed. The bathrooms were large, containing a large stand alone bath, twin washbasins, and indoor and outdoor showers. There is a good choice of menu and everything we ate was...More

    2  Thank Paulene D
    Reviewed 16 April 2015

    Poor restaurant menu. Poor service. Poor amenities (pool very cold and not as clean as would have expected). Game drives unfortunately lots of driving very little of animal viewing. Not satisfied for the money spent, at all. Not a 5 star. Wifi not present, neither...More

    5  Thank GGGGM
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Montagu
    • Also Known As
    • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Tilney Manor, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Hotel
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    marianchew0326
    14 November 2017|
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    Response from Cheryl142015 | Reviewed this property |
    The Gondwana Lodge is specifically for families, so they will have accommodation to suit your needs. Tilney Manor and Dwyka Tented Lodge are aimed at couples and only have one bed per unit. Hope this helps. Our experience... More
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    Shelley B
    12 September 2017|
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    Response from P6636KJmichaelw | Reviewed this property |
    The best way for you to know what the weather will like be at the time you go is to download a weather app. When we went to Sanbona in June it was wintertime there. There's a small store Dwyka Tented Lodge so I bought one of... More
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    23 July 2017|
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    Response from BearsinArlington | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, contact them directly. We stayed at Tilney manor and really enjoyed it!
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